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NT trends in ecstasy and related drug markets 2011 : findings from the Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS)

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Title

NT trends in ecstasy and related drug markets 2011 : findings from the Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS)

Collection

NT trends in ecstasy and related drug markets; Reports; PublicationNT

Date

2011

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Notes

Date:2011; Australian drug trends series No. 80

Language

English

Subject

Drug abuse surveys -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Ecstasy (Drug) -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Drug abuse -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals

Publisher name

National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales

Place of publication

Sydney (N.S.W)

ISBN

9780733430206

Copyright owner

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Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/242182

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/610318

Page content

iv List of Tables Table 1: Demographic characteristics of the participant sample, 2007-2011 ............................ 5 Table 2: Injection history, drug preferences and polydrug use, 2007-2011 ............................... 8 Table 3: Polydrug use history of the participants sample, 2011 (2010 in brackets) ................. 11 Table 4: Selected trends in participant heroin use, 2007-2011 ............................................... 13 Table 5: Forms of heroin used previous six months by participants (%), 2007-2011 .............. 14 Table 6: Forms of heroin used in previous six months by participants (%), 2007-2011 ........... 14 Table 7: Selected trends in participants cocaine use, 2007-2011 .......................................... 18 Table 8: Forms of cocaine used previous six months, % participants, 2007-2011 .................. 18 Table 9: Selected trends in participants cannabis use, 2007-2011 ........................................ 19 Table 10: Forms of cannabis used previous six months and main form, 2007-2011 (%) ........ 20 Table 11: Forms of methadone used previous six months and primary form, 2007-2011 (%) ....................................................................................................... 21 Table 12: Frequency of methadone use in previous six months, 2007-2011 (%) .................... 22 Table 13: Selected trends in participants morphine use, 2007-2011 ...................................... 22 Table 14: Forms and brands of morphine used previous six months, 2007-2011 (%) ............ 22 Table 15: Frequency of illicit morphine use in previous six months, 2007-2011 (%) ............... 23 Table 16: Selected trends in participants recent oxycodone use, 2007-2011 (%) .................. 23 Table 18: Selected trends in illicit Subutex use, 2007-2011.................................................... 24 Table 19: Frequency of illicit Subutex use in previous six months, 2007-2011 (%) ................. 24 Table 21: OTC codeine use characteristics, 2009-2011 (%)................................................... 25 Table 22: Hallucinogen forms most used, 2007-2011............................................................. 28 Table 23: Forms of benzodiazepine most used and main brands, 2007-2011 ........................ 30 Table 25: Seroquel use, selected characteristics, 2011 (%) ................................................... 31 Table 26: Median price of most recent heroin purchases, 2007-2011, $ (n) ........................... 34 Table 27: Reports of heroin price movements in the past six months, 2007-2011 (%) ........... 34 Table 28: Participant reports of heroin availability in the past six months, 2007-2011 (%) ...... 35 Table 29: Usual source person and venue for purchases of heroin in the preceding six months, 2007-2011 (%) .......................................................................................... 36 Table 30: Participants perceptions of heroin purity, past six months, 2007-2011 (%) ............. 37 Table 31: Price of most recent methamphetamine purchases by participants, 2010-11 ......... 38 Table 32: Methamphetamine price movements in the last six months, 2011 (%) .................... 40 Table 33: Participants reports of methamphetamine availability in the past six months, 2007-2011 (%) ....................................................................................................... 41 Table 34: Last source person and source venue for purchases of methamphetamine in the preceding six months, (%) ...................................................................................... 42 Table 35: Price of most recent cannabis purchases by participants, 2010-2011..................... 45 Table 36: Price movements of cannabis in the past six months, 2011 (%) ............................. 46 Table 37: Participants reports of cannabis availability in the past six months, 2007-2011 (%) .................................................................................... 47 Table 38: People from whom cannabis was purchased in the preceding six months, 2007-2011 (%) .................................................................................... 48 Table 39: Median price of most recent illicit methadone purchase, 2007-2011 ($) ................. 51 Table 40: Illicit methadone price movements past six months, 2007-2011 (%) ....................... 52 Table 41: Usual source person and venue for purchases of illicit methadone in the preceding six months, 2007-2011 ........................................................................................... 53 Table 42: Median price of illicit Subutex reported by participants, 2007-2011 ........................ 54 Table 43: Usual source person and source of illicit Subutex in the preceding six months, 2007-2011 (%) ....................................................................................................... 55 Table 44: Median price ($) of most recent illicit morphine purchase by participants, 2007-2011 .............................................................................................................. 57 Table 45: Illicit morphine price movements, past six months, 2007-2011 ............................... 57


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